Oh Gizmo!

  • Grow Taller Using Insole Gadgets
      Research indicates a possible link between height and confidence. But also, society sees people that are an inch taller than the rest as happier, better and superior. Appearing taller
    - 28 Aug 18, 6:50pm -
  • Why Shower Filters are Good for Your Health
    Shower Filter The best shower filter performs multiple functions of water filtering, hardness removal, disinfection, energizing, and natural medication. They relax the mind and body into the perfect state of
    - 26 Jun 18, 6:33pm -
  • Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+
    Good news Comcast customers. You can now enjoy the fruits of Mesh WiFi Routing. What is mesh? It’s the new way to connect to the Web in your home. That’s
    - 22 May 18, 3:26am -
  • 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy
    If you’re thinking about buying a hoverboard for the first time or if you are new to these personal transports and are unsure what to buy, don’t worry, Gadget Review
    - 28 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • What Are Some Good Sources of Calcium for My Dog?
    Why is Calcium Important for Dogs? Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for conducting electrical impulses, sending signals, contracting muscles (especially the heart), not
    - 24 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set
    Consistently brew a delicious cup of coffee with the Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set. Designed for all levels of coffee makers, the pour-over set makes it easy to brew
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:36pm -
  • Nighthawk X6 Review
      The first feature that attracts your attention to the Netgear Nighthawk X6 is its three distinct Wi-Fi bands with varying frequencies and speed limits. It has one 2.4GHZ (600MBPS)
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk
    Stylishly organize your workspace with the Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk. The writing desk comes with a compact drawer that conveniently sits right in the middle. It opens and
    - 6 Apr 18, 8:20am -


Boing Boing

  • Reporter sidelined after on-air illness
    Todd McShay did his normal sideline reporting before the start of the Northweastern-Wisconsin college football game last Saturday, but didn't look quite right. His regularly fluid, concise delivery was choppy and slowed. It was later learned that M…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 5:51pm -
  • A flick-through more weird and wonderful D&D zines
    Last month, I posted about Ben at Questing Beast doing a live stream of him flicking through some of the many D&D zines that he gets sent. Here he is with another installment where he gives us a rather detailed tour through five zines.
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:30pm -
  • Trash can sounds like John Coltrane
    Ikea no longer makes the translucent plastic Fniss trashcans, sadly, and I can confirm that the current opaque model's thicker polypropylene material is useless for performing free jazz on glass tabletops.Previously: Happy birthday to John…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:00pm -
  • Baby confused by dad's identical twin brother
    Watch this baby do several double-takes between her dad and her uncle, who are identical twins. Playing family mind games with an infant is an important holiday tradition. Thank you, twins. Baby Sees Dad's Twin Brother for the First Ti…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:58pm -
  • The science of why some people smell ants
    Wait, people can smell ants?!Or, if you're the woman in this TikTok video, it's actually more bizarre that people can not smell ants. @peepeepoopooemily UR TELLING ME THERES PEOPLE WHO CANT SMELL ANTS??? HUH????? #fyp ♬ original sound –…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:42pm -
  • There are 82 new Christmas movies this year
    Made-for-TV Christmas movies have filled the schedule at the Hallmark Channel and Lifetime for a couple of months now, but it's time for the premieres of the 2020 crop. Get ready for 82 new ways to wallow in Christmas and eat up the hours spent at ho…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:41pm -
  • Get this awesome WiFi-enabled digital microscope on sale for an extra 20% off
    The microscope might have been the first smart object, even back in the days before phones and WiFi connectivity ruled our world. Because think about it…is there really anything smarter than a microscope?But, we're now living in such an interes…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 1:00pm -
  • From Sennheiser to Sony, here are 15 of the best Black Friday headphone deals happening right now
    When you're working from home, there are two fantastic reasons for picking up a quality pair of over-ear headphones. First, they can help you focus in on your work, like listening or communicating intently during a video conference. Second, they can…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:00am -


  • Hitting the Books: How autonomous EVs could help solve climate change
    Climate change is far and away the greatest threat of the modern human era — a crisis that will only get worse the longer we dither — with American car culture as a major contributor to the nation’s greenhouse emissions. But carbon-neutralizing…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:30pm -
  • Zappos' pioneering ex-CEO Tony Hsieh dies at 46
    Internet shopping just lost one of its most influential figures. TechCrunch has confirmed that Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe giant Zappos, died on November 27th at the age of 46 from injuries sustained in a house fire. He’s best known f…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:24pm -
  • The Morning After: The best Black Friday deals that are still going
    Black Friday is over, but many of the discounts are still available. Packing into stores is a riskier idea than usual this year, but we’re still keeping track of the best offers and continually updating posts to reflect which special offers are exp…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:58pm -
  • Recommended Reading: Using AI to create alarmingly realistic fake people
    Designed to deceive: Do these people look real to you?Kashmir Hill and Jeremy White, The New York TimesFake personas on the internet are nothing new, but completely fake people that appear to be alarmingly real in photographs or animations are becomi…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:00pm -
  • Engadget readers get $200 off Roomba's i7+ vacuum at Wellbots
    Roomba’s i7 series has some of the most advanced robo-vacs you can get, but they come at high prices. But for Black Friday, Engadget readers can save $200 on both of the robot vacuums in the line. The Roomba i7+ drops to $599 and the Roomba i7 fall…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 1:00pm -
  • Vava’s 4K ultra short-throw projector is $840 off at Amazon
    If you’re in the market for a short-throw projector, you could do much worse than the Vava 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser TV Projector. The well-reviewed model typically costs $2,800. However, if you have a couple thousand dollars burning a hole in you…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 8:30am -
  • Google shows off 'Cyberpunk 2077' running on Stadia at 4K
    We’ve seen gameplay footage of Cyberpunk 2077 running on RTX-equipped PCs, the previous generation of consoles, as well as the PS5 and Xbox Series X through backward compatibility. And now you can get a sense of what the game looks like on Google S…
    - 22 hours ago, 27 Nov 20, 10:00pm -
  • The best deals on computer and phone accessories for Black Friday
    Many of us tend to buy computer and phone accessories at the last minute — a charging brick when you forgot yours at home, a wireless mouse on a whim when you’re sick of using your laptop’s trackpad and the like. But investing in a few solid te…
    - 22 hours ago, 27 Nov 20, 9:21pm -


  • Nikon Z6, Z7 Could Be The Company’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras
    Nikon has been teasing the upcoming announcement for their new mirrorless cameras which is set for an official reveal on the 23rd of August. In terms of branding, it is unclear as to what Nikon could be calling these new devices, but according to Nik…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:03am -
  • Nintendo Uses Classic NES Games To Promote Its Switch Online Service
    Nintendo Switch’s online service will be launching in the second half of September and we’re sure that there are some gamers who might be a little hesitant to get on board. However Nintendo has recently started to promote its upcoming online serv…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • Apple Supplier Reportedly Gearing Up For Production Of New MacBooks
    According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch an updated MacBook Air later this year. Given how long it has been since Apple refreshed its MacBook Air, we suppose this makes sense. Now in a report from DigiTimes (via Cult of Mac), it seems tha…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Expansion Is Now Live
    If the Battle for Azeroth expansion for World of Warcraft is something that you’ve been looking forward to, you will be pleased to learn that the expansion is now live. This will be the latest expansion for World of Warcraft and it also marks the s…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:01am -
  • Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Now Available For $120
    One of the rumors leading up to the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was that Samsung could have a new wireless charger in the works for the phone and other Samsung devices. The Note 9 has since been launched and if you’re interes…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:00am -
  • This Is How Much Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Could Cost
    Apple’s products have never been known to be cheap/affordable, and neither are their official accessories. This is why when we heard the rumors that the AirPower wireless charging mat could be priced at $200, we can’t say that we were surprised.…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:16pm -
  • Apple’s Group FaceTime Feature’s Launch Has Been Delayed
    One of the new features that Apple announced in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave is Group FaceTime calls. In case the name wasn’t already obvious, basically this allows users to make FaceTime calls together in a group, whereas in the past it was limited to…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:15pm -
  • iOS 12 Beta 7 Pulled Over Reports Of Sluggish Performance
    If you were thinking of checking out iOS 12’s beta 7 release, you might want to take note that the beta has since been pulled. This is following reports from users who have been complaining about sluggish performance in the latest version of the be…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:14pm -

The Wirecutter

  • 17 Black Friday Cleaning Deals
    We’re obsessively updating our list of the best Black Friday deals. For even more live deals this Black Friday, see the latest on our Wirecutter Deals page.   Holiday sales come once (okay, several times) a year. Cleaning your home nev…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Nov 20, 2:01am -
  • Best Black Friday Home Improvement Deals From Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Others
    When you’re a homeowner, your to-do list of current and future projects is often longer than a CVS receipt. If you’re looking to check off a few of those items, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales might just provide the tools and gear…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:40pm -
  • The Best Deals From Best Buy for Black Friday
    Whether you’re thinking of upgrading to wireless headphones or you’re in need of a new tablet, Best Buy is offering great Black Friday deals on the tech you’ve been hunting for. But sorting through the discounts to find the ones act…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:28pm -
  • The Best Target Black Friday Deals
    A Target store is a magical place where somehow you always wind up with many more irresistible items in your cart than you had planned on purchasing. (The same goes for its never-ending website, with its pages and pages and pages of thing…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:27pm -
  • Best Black Friday 2020 Laptop and Computer Deals
    If you’ve spent the better part of the year working remotely—or helping your kids navigate distance learning—you know just how important a reliable laptop computer can be. Good gear can be pricey, but luckily, Black Friday and Cyber…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:35pm -
  • The Best Amazon Black Friday Deals Available Now
    We're obsessively updating our list of the best Black Friday deals. For even more live deals this Black Friday, see the latest on our Wirecutter Deals page.   Wading through Amazon’s infinite pages of merchandise to find the best possi…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:31pm -
  • Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Gaming and Switch Deals
    Whether you’ve always considered yourself a gamer or spending all this time at home has turned you into one, you’ve probably come to terms with the fact that video games can be expensive. From gaming consoles and controllers to headse…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:30pm -
  • The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday TV Deals 2020
    If spending all this time indoors this year has taught us anything, it’s that a reliable, high-performing TV is key. So if a new 4K TV tops your must-buy list ahead of another winter indoors, you’ve probably been counting down the day…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:11pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • PS5 Unveiling; Sony Invites You to the Future of Gaming
    There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, and lots more gaming taking place too. Gamers the world over have been pondering whether the PS5 might be delayed; something Sony themselves were quick to quash as they gave assurances the PS5 woul…
    - 31 May 20, 6:55am -
  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -

Slash Gear

  • The NHTSA is opening an investigation into the Tesla Model S and Model X
    The NHTSA announced this week that it was opening a preliminary investigation into potential safety concerns raised by owners of Tesla Model S and Model X cars. The agency has received 53 complaints alleging failures of the left or right front suspen…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:52pm -
  • Hayabusa2 is getting close to home with its samples
    It’s been a long time since we talked about the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2. About a year ago, Hayabusa2 landed on the asteroid Ryugu about 180 million miles away from Earth. The spacecraft is now very close to returning home with samples for fur…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 4:16pm -
  • SpaceX Starlink beta test will continue into next year
    SpaceX recently announced that it would continue beta testing its Starlink broadband Internet service into 2021. The announcement highlights a delay as the service was previously planned to roll out in 2020. It’s unclear exactly when, in 2021, the…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:51pm -
  • A lunar eclipse will happen late Sunday night
    Skywatchers have something to look forward to late Sunday night into early Monday morning. A penumbral lunar eclipse will happen, but it may be difficult to see in some parts of the country. The eclipse will occur late November 29 into the early morn…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 3:18pm -
  • Ford Bronco Sport EPA fuel economy figures published
    One of the most anticipated vehicles that Ford has produced in a long time is the new 2021 Bronco and Bronco Sport. One of the key facts that many will use to decide whether or not to buy the Bronco Sport is its fuel economy ratings, and the EPA has…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:47pm -
  • ISS astronauts celebrated Thanksgiving aboard the space station
    Thanksgiving 2020 was as much of a mess for most people as the majority of the year has been. Many were unable to visit family due to social distancing. Astronauts aboard the ISS were about as socially distanced from their families as you can get, bu…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:04pm -
  • Spotify is testing Stories video feature with some major artists
    Spotify is the latest platform to introduce a Stories feature, though it appears to only be available to a select number of big musical artists at this time. Spotify Stories first made an appearance earlier this year with the official name Storyline,…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 2:00pm -
  • Cuphead: Delicious Last Course DLC delayed, but for a good reason
    Hit retro-animated game Cuphead has been on the market for three years now and is as popular as ever, retaining a solid 10/10 score on Steam and high reviews from players. The company behind the game — Studio MDHR — plans to give players addition…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Nov 20, 12:15pm -